Dates

Yoga: Curvy Yoga for people of all shapes and sizes 7:15-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays Westside Yoga Center, $15 drop-in fee ($12 seniors) /$12 per class with card ($8/seniors), and special offers (see website).

June 23 – Chasing Weather: Tornadoes, Tempests, and Thunderous Skies at Free State Arts Festival in Lawrence, KS. Join weather chaser/photographer Stephen Locke and Kansas Poet Laureate Emeritus Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg for a multi-media presentation that includes images and videos of wild weather matched with stirring poems. 6-7:15, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

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July 18 – Chasing Weather at Boone County Historical Society in Columbia, MO. Join Kansas Poet Laureate Emeritus Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg for a multi-media presentation that includes images and videos of wild weather matched with stirring poems from her latest books, and a reading of other poems too. Books available for sale on site. 3801 Ponderosa St, Columbia, MO 65201

Aug. 7-14 – Goddard Graduate Institute Residency in Plainfield, VT. The institute houses the Individualized MA, Health and Sciences MA, Social Innovation and Sustainability MA, and MA concentrations in Transformative Language Arts, and Consciousness Studies. Caryn teaches in all these programs and coordinates Transformative Language Arts. Learn more about Goddard’s institute here.

Sept. 3 – Chasing Weather at Boone County Historical Society in Louisburg, KS. Join Kansas Poet Laureate Emeritus Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg and storm chaser/photographer Stephen Locke for a multi-media presentation that includes images and videos of wild weather matched with stirring poems from her latest books, and a reading of other poems too. Books available for sale on site. Louisburg Library, 206 South Broadway St.

Jimmy Santiago BacaSept. 17-20 – Power of Words Conference at Unity Village, Kansas City: Join Caryn along with over 50 other presenters on how writing, storytelling, performance, music and more can foster healing, social change, community, and connection in this powerful gathering. Keynoters include Jimmy Santiago Baca, Sha Cage and E.G. Bailey, Darren Canady, and Xanath Caraza.

Nov. 5 – Chasing Weather: Tornadoes, Tempests, and Thunderous Skies and visiting writer with Stephen Locke at Johnson County Community College, 7 p.m. in the Hudson Auditorium of the Nerman Gallery with reception in the Nerman atrium at 6:30., Overland Park, KS.

Nov. 13-15 – Brave Voice at Unity Village: Join rhythm and blues singer-songwriter Kelley Hunt and Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg for a weekend of writing and singing for your life at one of the most beautiful and calming retreat centers in the Midwest. Explore the wilds of your own brave voice in what you create, discover, and celebrate in this welcoming circle. More details here.

April 30 – May 2 – Lougheed-Kofoed Festival of the Arts: Keynote Speaker. State University of New York, Potsdam, NY.